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Parents' Guide to

Big Crazy Family Adventure

By Stephanie Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Epic family adventure, Canada to India sans air travel.

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age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

Good show but from 2015...

This show is great, but it came out seven years ago, not 2022. CSM review here:

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Kids say: Not yet rated

After years of staying home, a family travel show scaling over 12,000 miles is sure to be attention grabbing– especially once it's revealed the global explorers include a precocious 3-year-old and an endearing and thoughtful 7-year-old on the autism spectrum. As daunting as that may sound, Big Crazy Family Adventure quickly makes it clear very little gets in the way of the Kirkby Family's insatiable wanderlust. And it's the way they travel that's so compelling. Choosing to forgo air travel in order to give their kids a better sense of the vastness of the world, they traverse the globe by train, car, canoe, and even cargo ship. Along the way, they prove to be both curious global citizens and caring and empathetic parents, making their journey all the more enjoyable to watch. And though they don't exactly go into detail on things like how they managed to entertain their two young children for 16 straight days on a cargo ship, they readily admit that being with their children 24/7 isn't for the faint of heart.

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